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December 15, 2015

Keeneland extend Phoenix Stakes sponsorship

15th December 2015 KEENELAND PHOENIX STAKES SPONSORSHIP EXTENDEND THROUGH TO 2018 Keeneland is to continue its sponsorship of one of Europe’s top juvenile races, the Group 1 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes...

November 13, 2015

Aidan OBrien and Seamus Heffernan win Leading Training and Riding Performance 2015 at Curragh Racing Awards

Aidan O’Brien and Seamus Heffernan win Curragh Leading Training and Riding Performance of 2015 Dermot Weld, Sandra Hughes and Willie Mullins receive Special Achievement Awards The crème de la crème...

October 28, 2015

Vision for Curragh redevelopment launched

New Curragh Racecourse Company Announced by Minister Simon Coveney T.D. €65 million development plan to build a new Curragh Racecourse The Curragh, Wednesday 28th October. At a presentation of ‘A...

October 22, 2015

Curtain comes down on another memorable Curragh season

Curtain comes down on another memorable Curragh season Significant increases in attendance and betting Racing at the Curragh has drawn to a close for 2015 and it was another positive...

October 11, 2015

Digeanta wins Tote Irish Cesarewitch for Willie Mullins

Willie Mullins Ireland’s perennial champion jumps trainer also grabbed the big race of the day at the Curragh when Digeanta was the ultra-brave winner of the Tote Irish Cesarewitch. Sent...

October 9, 2015

Sr Cartage installed as favourite for Tote Irish Cesarewitch

The Jim Bolger trained Sr Cartage has been installed as 6/1 favourite for Sunday’s Tote Irish Cesarewitch with the Tony Martin trained Encrypted Message 7/1 and David Pipe trained Alternatif,...

October 9, 2015

23 to face starter in Sunday’s Tote Irish Cesarewitch

9th October 2015 23 runners to face the starter in Tote Irish Cesarewitch at Curragh this Sunday There is a strong British-trained presence in this Sunday’s Tote Irish Cesarewitch at...

October 6, 2015

Strong British trained team likely for Tote Irish Cesarewitch

6th October 2015 Strong British trained team likely for Tote Irish Cesarewitch at Curragh this Sunday There is a strong Britsh-trained presence in this Sunday’s Tote Irish Cesarewitch at the...

October 1, 2015

The Curragh and Defence Forces launch Race Day

The Curragh to stage Defence Forces Family Race Day The Curragh Racecourse and Irish Defence Forces will stage their annual race day on Sunday 11th October. Brig Gen Joe Mulligan,...

September 27, 2015

Port Douglas and Coolmore give Aidan O’Brien feature race successes

The 2008 champion apprentice Emmet McNamara achieved the biggest win of his career as Aidan O’Brien (now the winning-most trainer in the race’s history) brought up a hat-trick at the...